Chief Operating Officer
Matthew Davis oversees core Ounce functions, including business development, finance, operational strategy, talent management and technology. He joined the Ounce in 2016, coming from Illinois Tool Works, where he served as vice president and general manager, powertrain components, North America. While much of Davis’ career previously focused on manufacturing and consulting, he began in higher education, working in admissions at Kenyon College and DePauw University. Davis also has a longtime commitment to strengthening community. He is a member of 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. and actively serves as a mentor for the West Chicago program. He is also a member of Calibr Global Leadership Network and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. public service fraternity. Davis holds a B.A. in political science from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.